Z. Fareen Parvez is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

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EU Court Allows Companies to Ban Headscarves. What Will Be the Impact on Muslim Women?

by Z. Fareen Parvez 03-20-2017

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Every year, there are several hundred hate crimes committed against French Muslims. Of these, the majority of victims who have been physically assaulted are women in headscarves.

So what will be the impact of the Court of Justice’s ruling on an already beleaguered minority of headscarf-wearing Muslim women?